Demolished vs Destroyed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between demolished and destroyed
is that demolished
) while destroyed
As an adjective destroyed is
(ireland|informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.
To destroy; to destruct.
(figuratively) To utterly defeat.
- They demolished the old house and put up four townhouses.
, date=October 2
, author=Kevin Core
, title=Fulham 6 - 0 QPR
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Andrew Johnson scored a hat-trick as Fulham demolished
London rivals Queens Park Rangers to win their Premier League fixture of the season.}}
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(Ireland, informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.